EUTERPE • 8m 58s
This delightful silent short parodies feature films that flash the names of the big stars (“Liberty,” “Justice” and “Death”) before the title card, STUPOR MUNDI, appears. In something of a cross between a Keystone Kops comedy and an Edwin S. Porter melodrama, Lady Liberty, Justice (with her blindfold and scale) and Death form a love-triangle, with fickle Death getting his comeuppance in the end. The marvelous musical soundtrack by Nik Phelps and the live audience reactions to the film make this a warm and fuzzy experience (despite the archetypal gravity of the main characters). - Michael Fox
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